Southern Command: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Lt Gen S.K Saini appointed as Vice Chief of Army Staff

Published: January 22, 2020

Lieutenant General Satinder Kumar Saini has recently been appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff after the then Army Vice Chief Lt Gen MM Naravane was appointed as the Chief of Army Staff. Lt Gen S K Saini will take over as the new Vice Chief on Saturday, January 25, 2020. He is ..



Vajra Prahar: Indo-US joint military exercise to be held in Seattle

Published: January 16, 2018

The Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ will be held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle in third week of January in line with the increasing military cooperation between both countries. In this edition of bilateral exercise, Indian Army team from the Pune-headquartered Southern Command will participate. The exercise will mainly focus on special ..




Lt Gen Bipin Rawat is next army chief

Published: December 17, 2016

Lt Gen Bipin Rawat has been appointed as the next army chief. He is the current Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) of Indian Army. He will preside over from General Dalbir Singh Suhag from January 2017. Rawat has vast experience in high altitude warfare and counter-insurgency operations. He got commissioned into the Fifth Battalion of the ..